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Charles Gauvin Director of Tocqueville Trust

By Peter Ostberg on June 2, 2015

Charles F. Gauvin Elected as Director of Tocqueville Trust

On behalf of the entire board of directors, Francois Sicart, Chairman of the Tocqueville Trust, and Robert Kleinschmidt, its President, are pleased to announce that Charles F. Gauvin has been elected as a director of the Trust.

Mr. Gauvin is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University and holds a JD degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. A former corporate lawyer with a long record of distinction in social entrepreneurship, he served as the chief executive officer of Trout Unlimited, the nation’s leading river and fishery conservation organization, from 1991-2010, and as the chief development officer of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the global think tank, from 2011 to 2014. He currently serves as Maine Audubon’s executive director. For more information on the mutual funds please click here.

The Trust oversees a series of seven mutual funds managed by Tocqueville Asset Management (“Tocqueville”). These funds provide investors with access to the established investment strategies used by Tocqueville’s institutional clients, including major endowments, foundations, pension plans and family offices.

In addition to its role as manager of the mutual funds of the Trust, Tocqueville is a leading provider of multi-generational wealth management services for individuals and families. With more than $12 billion under management, Tocqueville is an entrepreneurial, employee-owned firm that acts as a steady hand for clients amidst the volatility and the vagaries of the marketplace. The firm is guided by two fundamental principles: superior client service and highly experienced, goal oriented investing with a focus on capital preservation. To learn more about how Tocqueville works with families to secure their future, please visit its website  or contact Paul Kleinschmidt (

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